Clemson projected starters:
- PG Avry Holmes
- SG Jordan Roper
- SF Donte Grantham
- PF Jaron Blossomgame
- C Landry Nnoko
Donte Grantham is coming off career highs in points (22), field goals (7) and 3-pointers (5) vs. San Antonio.
Clemson shot 41.7% (20/48) from three in their two wins vs. NC Central and San Antonio. The Tigers also held NCCU and UTSA to 45 points or less for the first time in consecutive games since January 12th and January 15th, 2013 vs. Virginia and Wake Forest.
Texas Southern is coming off two losses to New Mexico (57-86) and Creighton (70-93). TSU is coached by former Indiana and UAB coach Mike Davis, who Clemson defeated while at UAB in the 2011 NCAA Tournament "First Four" in Brad Brownell's first season as head coach.
Clemson vs. Texas Southern is being streamed on ESPN3 on Thursday at 7:00 PM ET.
• Clemson will play its third home game in six days to start the season on Thursday, before leaving Saturday for Las Vegas and the MGM Grand Main Event, which is set for November 23 and 25.
• Thursday’s game is the first ever between Clemson and Texas Southern.
• Clemson held its first two opponents to 45 points or less. It is the first time the Tigers have done that in consecutive games since Jan. 12 and 15, 2013. The Tiger program is now 33-2 all-time when holding opponents to 50 points or less under Brownell.
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